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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,430 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
25.9% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
298 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Columbus State Community College is $3,808, which is $586 more than the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $8,430, which is 221% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,494 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $6,936.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,448.

In 2016, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 32% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Columbus State Community College has a total enrollment of 27,109 students. The full-time enrollment at Columbus State Community College is 7,025 students and the part-time enrollment is 20,084. This means that 25.9% of students enrolled at Columbus State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Columbus State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.6% White, 18.4% Black or African American, 5.04% Hispanic or Latino, 3.48% Asian, 3.4% Two or More Races, 0.38% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.08% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Columbus State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (8.12%), followed by White Female (7.99%) and Black or African American Female (2.18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 654 more women than men graduated from Columbus State Community College. The majority of students graduating from Columbus State Community College are White. These 4,089 graduates mean that there were 5.17 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 791 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Columbus State Community College is Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 525 graduates, followed by Commercial Photography with 390 graduates and Health Aide with 230 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Columbus State Community College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Engineering Technologies, with 529 graduates, followed by Communication Technologies with 94 graduates and Visual & Performing Arts with 744 graduates.


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Columbus State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $666,916 (N/A), compared to the 0.69% average return ($21,444 on $3.12M) across all Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, Columbus State Community College had a total expenditure of $183M. Of that $183M, they spent $92.4M on salaries and $20.6M on benefits.

Columbus State Community College employs 95 Professors, 80 Assistant professors, and 53 Associate professors. Most academics at Columbus State Community College are Female Professors (50), Male Assistant professors (47), and Male Professors (45).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Columbus State Community College are: Management, with 166 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 162 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 107 employees.



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